Daisy Cutter v. Zombie Dust "Battle Round"

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    HOP_KING Initiate (0) Jan 30, 2013 Illinois

    ZD is one of the best beers in the world. Two cases on their way to me.

    I also love Daisy Cutter, drink a ton in the summers, ZD still much better IMO.
  2. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    DC isn't even in the picture with ZD. Wow, dumbfounded by the OP!
  3. tone77

    tone77 Poo-Bah (4,470) May 20, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Both great beers, I got to give the edge to Zombie Dust.
  4. youngac

    youngac Initiate (159) Jul 14, 2005 North Carolina

    A decent beer for sure, but again, it's not even close to ZD.
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  5. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Aspirant (208) Nov 27, 2012 Illinois
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    IMO, Daisy Cutter is Chicago's best "house" IPA. That is, you're always going to find it and it's such a solid brew.

    However, it has a tendency to wear down the palate faster than Zombie Dust. Zombie Dust is much more subtle and nuanced. It took me a while to catch the grapefruit, but now that I do, WOW. Such a superb beer.
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  6. TTAmod

    TTAmod Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2008 Illinois

    I was never a huge of of DC...it's quite a bit overrated, in my opinion.

    ZD, on the other hand, deserves all the praise it gets.
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  7. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Disciple (305) Dec 22, 2012 Missouri

    For the last time, will people stop trying to compare other beers to ZD.... it's like trying to compare any other country to America.... :astonished:
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  8. dczernic

    dczernic Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2011 Illinois

    Not. Even. Close. Bud. Anything FFF is better than Daisy Cutter, not to mention the almighty Dust.
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  9. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    Zombie Dust is pretty amazing in that it is a ridiculously hyped beer with zero backlash (that I've seen). It's just really that great. Yeah, the hype is boosted by name/marketing, but the quality keeps the hype from blowing away. I'm a big beer guy to my core, all about the malty behemoths, yet Zombie Dust is one of my favorite beers ever.
  10. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Aspirant (273) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois
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    For you Chicago freaks, I will buy a case of ZD and trade you for some DC
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